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Situations turn a man who believes in secularism into an extremist. He plots to bomb a monastery where the survivors of a riot take refuge.

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Rajiv Anchal
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mohanlal ... Raghuraman
Suresh Gopi ... Vijayanthan
Madhupal ... Ramanakan
Kaveri ... Syamanthaka
Murali
Nassar ... (as Nasser)
Ganesh Kumar Ganesh Kumar
Shivani Bhai ... Child artist (as Shivani)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kochu Preman
Captain Raju
Das Sambathmohan Das Sambathmohan ... Blind child
Sithara
Sreenivasan ... Shravanakan (as Sreenivasen)
Nedumudi Venu
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Storyline

The peace and harmony existing between two religious communities in a local Indian village, gets shattered by a riot planned by ambitious politicians. Followed by his family's tragic death in the riot, Raghuraman - the son of a local Hindu priest swears revenge against opposite community. With the intention to wipe out them, Raghuraman joins an armed extremist group. They find that the people of opposite community have already taken refuge in a Holy Guru's monastery, where Raghuraman also manages to disguise and take refuge. Raghuraman and his friends plan to bomb the monastery and kill the refugees.They anticipate their job to be an easy one.But things were not at all easy as they anticipated. Written by Sahasreshu

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

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Country:

India

Language:

Malayalam

Release Date:

12 September 1997 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Гуру See more »

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Production Co:

Janasammathi Creations See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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The original musical score and songs were composed by Ilaiyaraaja. His symphonic score was conducted and performed by the Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Hungary. This was the first time in Indian cinema, the background score of a film was recorded completely outside the country. See more »

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The first Malayalam movie to be nominated for an Oscar
3 January 2018 | by arun_mrSee all my reviews

A great story that affects the mystical life of the human mind from an idea that has conjoined the social condition of the modern age and affects an existential life and the existing life of the people The making of the film was reminiscent of everyone's attention , Guru ... that was a movie. The valley of the blind is beautiful and picturesque ... The question and the answer is a painting of how cruel religious thinking can be blind.


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